Alfred Marshall was one of the most influential economists of his time. His book, Principles of Economics, was the dominant economic textbook in England for many years. source
Civilized countries generally adopt gold or silver or both as money.
The price of every thing rises and falls from time to time and place to place...
Capital is that part of wealth which is devoted to obtaining further wealth.
Those who have the strength and the love to sit with a dying patient in the silence that goes beyond words will know that this moment is neither frightening nor painful but a peaceful cessation of the functioning of the body.